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Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 08:34 PM PDT

Fact Check: Trump Garbles Canadian Trade Statistics

Fact Check: Trump Garbles Canadian Trade Statistics

The official U.S. statistics on trade with Canada show that the United States has a trade surplus with our neighbor to the north. The U.S. surplus was $2.8 billion in 2017, according to the Census Bureau....

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 08:29 PM PDT

Worker Protections Seen at Risk in Trump Health Care Shift

Worker Protections Seen at Risk in Trump Health Care Shift

The Trump administration's latest move against "Obamacare" could jeopardize legal protections on pre-existing medical conditions for millions of people with employer coverage, particularly workers in small...

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 02:05 PM PDT

Lawyers for Ex-Senate Aide Want to Bar 'Improper' Statements

Lawyers for Ex-Senate Aide Want to Bar 'Improper' Statements

Lawyers for a former Senate staffer accused of lying to the FBI during a leaks investigation say they plan to ask a judge to bar President Donald Trump and other federal government officials from making...

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 08:50 PM PDT

It's Trump's Party Now as GOP Learns Not to Cross President

It's Trump's Party Now as GOP Learns Not to Cross President

Trump critic and GOP Rep. Mark Sanford lost his primary election in South Carolina Tuesday, hours after the president tweeted that he was "very unhelpful." It's a cautionary tale for Republicans in Congress...

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 03:08 PM PDT

GOP Leaders Sell Immigration Bills, With Trump's Blessing

GOP Leaders Sell Immigration Bills, With Trump's Blessing

Republican leaders began the problematic task of finding support for an immigration compromise Wednesday, telling lawmakers that President Donald Trump was backing the still-evolving bill. But cracks within the...

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 11:08 AM PDT

Michael Cohen Needs New Lawyers For FBI Probe: Source

Michael Cohen Needs New Lawyers For FBI Probe: Source

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, is searching for a new legal team to represent him in an FBI investigation of his business dealings. Cohen has been represented since 2017 by Stephen...

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 06:49 AM PDT

Nevada's Most Famous Pimp Wins GOP Primary

Nevada's Most Famous Pimp Wins GOP Primary

Pimp Dennis Hof, the owner of half a dozen legal brothels in Nevada and star of the HBO adult reality series "Cathouse," won a Republican primary for the state Legislature on Tuesday, ousting a three-term...

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 01:47 AM PDT

Trump Claim Raises Eyebrows: NKorea No Longer a Nuke Threat?

Trump Claim Raises Eyebrows: NKorea No Longer a Nuke Threat?

America and the world can "sleep well tonight," President Donald Trump declared on Wednesday, boasting that his summit with Kim Jong Un had ended any nuclear threat from North Korea though the meeting produced...

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 10:03 PM PDT

McCabe Lawyer Says Govt. Is Withholding Docs From Firing

McCabe Lawyer Says Govt. Is Withholding Docs From Firing

A lawyer for former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sued the Justice Department's inspector general and the FBI late Tuesday, claiming they are withholding documents related to McCabe's firing in March, NBC...

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 08:38 PM PDT

Maine Mayor Who Slammed Parkland Survivor Beats Recall

Maine Mayor Who Slammed Parkland Survivor Beats Recall

Voters in a central Maine city have decided not to recall a mayor who came under criticism after using social media to tell one of the survivors of a Florida school shooting to "Eat it." Waterville Mayor...

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